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Tom Dixon will partner with BlackBerry Playbook to showcase a new collection of lighting and furniture in a 400 sqm installation, titled Multiplex - comprising a pop-up viewing theatre, broadcasting centre, restaurant, shop and gallery. Highlights of the collection include 'Cast', a simple sturdy chair whose disassembled parts are shipped in a small flat pack, and 'Etch', a series of digitally manufactured lamp shades.
Officine Stendhal, Via Stendhal 35, Milan
Once again, the design world is honing in on Milan and Salone mania is about to be unleashed. The fair runs from 14th to 19th April but attempting to see everything in just a few days is likely to induce a meltdown. So, to spare you your sanity, we've compiled our annual edit of the show highlights.
A new extension to the fair this year is the Ventura Lambrate zone, whose industrial history makes it rife with gallery spaces. The area will play host to an exciting collection of exhibitions by the likes of the Royal College of Art.
Can't make it to Milan? Fear not. We'll be decamping to the city to bring you news about what's hot and not live from the fair. You'll be able to see all the wonders the design world has to offer for 2010 from the comfort of your chair. Just log on to Wallpaper.com to be kept up to date.